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I heard I can talk to a doctor with HealthTap Prime. What is HealthTap Prime and how do I use it?

HealthTap Prime: HealthTap Prime is a virtual medical consultation service. They say as many as 34% of office visits can actually be completed virtually - virtual medicine is one of the waves of the future, and HealthTap Prime is quite the mature product in this regard. Register at www.healthtap.com. ...Read more

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Dr. Satvinder Dhesi
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Pain Management (Definition)

Pain management is the control of pain through medication, ...Read more


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I want to talk to a doctor online. What are the benefits of a service like HealthTap?

HealthTap Prime: HealthTap Prime is a virtual medical consultation service. They say as many as 34% of office visits can actually be completed virtually - virtual medicine is one of the waves of the future, and HealthTap Prime is quite the mature product in this regard. Register at www.healthtap.com. ...Read more

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Can I purchase just one visit with a doctor in HealthTap Prime?

Can I purchase just one visit with a doctor in HealthTap Prime?

No, not exactly...: HealthTap PRIME began in the summer of 2014, and is a Primary Care service. A patient pays one fee each month (~$99 in August 2014) so one consult would be ~$99, but 2 visits come out to ~$49 each, 3 is ~$33 each, and so on. A patient is connected with the first available doctor, and different doctors are online at various times. A patient using PRIME has live, one-on-one visits with the doctor. ...Read more

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What health benefits are associated with olive oil?

What health benefits are associated with olive oil?

Olive oil: Olive oil contains mono-unsaturated fatty acids (mufas), which are healthy fats compared to saturated and trans fats. Mufas may lower total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels; may also help normalize blood clotting. And some research shows that mufas may benefit Insulin levels and blood sugar control, which helps if you have type 2 diabetes! moderate use only, though. ...Read more

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What are some healthy, iron-rich foods?

What are some healthy, iron-rich foods?

Iron foods: Red meat, egg yolks, dark, leafy greens (spinach, collards), dried fruit (prunes, raisins), iron-enriched cereals and grains (check the labels, have to be fortified), beans, lentils, chick peas and soybeans, liver and artichokes. ...Read more

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What are the best sources of vitamin b12?

What are the best sources of vitamin b12?

Animal yes plants no: Vitamin b12, or cobalamin, is in fish, meat, poultry, eggs and milk products. Generally speaking, you won't find vitamin B12 in plant foods. Some nutritional yeast products contain vitamin b12. Follow this link, http://www.Healthaliciousness.Com/articles/foods-high-in-vitamin-b12.Php for more specific info. ...Read more

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How can I start exercising if I struggle exercising?

How can I start exercising if I struggle exercising?

A five minute walk..: Your mind and body have learned to 'default' to its' own way of doing things. If you really want to make a behavioral change, start with something ridiculously easy. If you increase by 1 minute per day, you'll be at 35 minutes in a month. If walk leisure..3mph...And increase daily by 0.1 mph, your at a brisk walk in 10 days. 35 minute walk, 6d/wk=10+healthy yrs 2 ur life. ...Read more

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What natural supplements can I take to help me lose weight?

What natural supplements can I take to help me lose weight?

Water: Water is often overlooked - it is calorie free, helps to minimize hunger, and being hydrated may help your metabolism. Just not drinking anything with calories and carrying some icy water (maybe with a few glam slices of cucumber or lemon or mint in there?) with you throughout the day may improve concentration and help you feel great. ...Read more

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I don't have time to go on a vacation. But I really need time to clear my mind! what can I do?

Give your mind a: Vacation right there at home. Are there creative or fun things you have been putting off? Do you take work home with you? Do you think so much about the vacation you can't afford to take that you miss opportunities at home to do some relaxing, fun things? Do friends ask you to join them and you put them off? Maybe these are some of your vacations at home you are letting slip by-don't let them! ...Read more

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How do I keep from snacking when bored?

How do I keep from snacking when bored?

Physical activity: Wow, many people have this problem. Try to sever the connection with being bored and eating. Find a better substitute, preferably something involving physical activity. Take a walk outside or on a treadmill, go to a park, shoot some hoops. If that fails, read a book or even turn on the television. ...Read more

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How can I get my pain meds online like website says.I see pain management but not how my ins co says I should it's how the doc wants to see me Ea week?

How can I get my pain meds online like website says.I see pain management but not how my ins co says I should it's how the doc wants to see me Ea week?

Call prescribing doc: In most states electronic prescribing of narcotics or controlled substances is not allowed. You could go to an ER and get a short supply unless you have abuse potential or if this would break your pain contract with pain mgmt physician. Advise you to call the original prescribing doctor and make sure that you get your refills on time before it becomes emergency. ...Read more

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What are pain management doctors like?

What are pain management doctors like?

All are different...: But they share the fact that the focus of their practice is on treating pain. Some use only medical management, which is mostly medication and physical therapy, where others use interventional techniques to treat pain. Most will use some combination of both. Recommend going to someone who has special training in pain or has experience in treating pain. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Needing a doctor for my pain management?

Needing a doctor for my pain management?

Hard to answer: We need to know where you live, then we can recommend appropriate physicians that can help you. ...Read more

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Please advise me what to expect at a pain management doctor?

Please advise me what to expect at a pain management doctor?

Comprehensiveness: Employing a multi-modal approach, most fellowship trained pain specialists offer the most effective management of painful conditions. To accurately diagnose and treat patients, we will utilize imaging studies, electro-diagnostic evaluations, history ; physical examinations, targeted physical therapy, appropriate and responsible medication management and cutting-edge interventional procedures. ...Read more

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Pain management doctors in 21230 area?

Pain management doctors in 21230 area?

Pain Md: Do a google search. Also contact the local medical society. You could also check asipp.Org, or asa.Org. ...Read more

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I don't see the value of pain management. I consider it more harmful than beneficial to me. Can my primary doctors make it condition of their medical service to be drugged up by the pain doctors?

I don't see the value of pain management.  I consider it more harmful than beneficial to me. Can my primary doctors make it condition of their medical service to be drugged up by the pain doctors?

Pain Management: Pain management can be very valuable when pain relief is a goal of treatment, along with improving function. It sounds like you don't share this outlook. If you feel your doctors aren't appropriately addressing your condition, you always have the option of seeking other opinions or care. Also, your doctors may suggest this themselves, if they feel they've exhausted their capacities to help you. ...Read more

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Do all pain management doctors treat fibromyalgia?

No: Pain management is a broad practice demographic. If you are looking for a pain management physician i would suggest asking before your appointment things to expect as the type of practice and areas of expertise treated. ...Read more

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My gf has stabbing sharp pain, doctors don't know what it is? Who should she see next?

My gf has stabbing sharp pain, doctors don't know what it is? Who should she see next?

Not enough info: Where is the pain? Is it muscles, head, abdomen? How long has she had it?Clarification would help us help you.Most doctors can determine cause of serious internal pain.Osteopathic doctors who do manual diagnosis & manipulation are especially adept at find & fixing the causes of neurologic, muscular and skeletal pain. ...Read more